David “Bear” John Kaufmann of Cashton, WI born August 6, 1963 passed away unexpectedly July 4, 2018. Dave enjoyed dancing, fishing, canoeing, spending time outdoors, and working on his farm. He is survived by his son, Michael Kaufmann, sisters Sue Kaufmann and Kay Bechel (Mike), neice (Ashley), nephew (Alex), and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Dave was preceded in death by his mother Jeanette Kaufmann, his grandparents, and a cousin and uncle. A gathering of family and friends will be held at 4:00pm, Saturday July 7, 2018 at Badger Crossing Pub in Cashton, WI.